Making it work for the Next Generation
Sexual and Reproductive Health for the Great Lakes Region
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The objective of this program is to achieve better Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for women and young people in Burundi, Rwanda and DR Congo - South Kivu province.
The program is implemented three countries: - Burundi - Rwanda - DR Congo - South Kivu
DR Congo South Kivu
Comprehensive sexuality education
Young people are better informed and thus equipped to make the right choices about their sexuality
More informed choices
Comprehensive sexual education in schools is one of the key interventions in a decreasing number of unwanted pregnancies of adolescents
Increased number of schools
In South Kivu and Rwanda CSE is offered in schools while Burundi provides CSE through school clubs
Increased number of students
Youth friendly health services
Improving access for youth
Increasing numbers of youth benefit from specific youth oriented reproductive health services
Public and private clinics provide better sexual and reproductive healthcare services through youth corners, to meet increasing demand
Number of youth corners offering SRH services
Reaching out to the communities
More people have access to information and contraceptives for good Sexual and Reproductive Health
Interactive health promotion to young people concerning SRH, contraceptives and other products for to make better choices about their sexuality.
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Making quality services available to youth
Health centers offer youth orientented sexual and reproductive health services
Number of IEC sessions
youth corners offering SRH services in Burundi, South Kivu and Rwanda
Increased uptake contraceptives
Demand higher than expected
The demand for short acting contraceptives among the youth is higher than expected.
Uptake of short-acting contraceptives in 2014
Uptake of long-acting contraceptives in 2014
Reaching out to young men
Bridge the gap
We involve men - Male peer educators sensitise young men.
882,588 young men sensitised
Involving faith-based health facilties
Reaching out to provide FP services
Supporting referrals for family planning from faith-based health centers
NB: Referrals for FP in S-Kivu are already integrated in the PBF program
Side kiosks provide access to contraceptives in proximity of faith-based health centers that do not supply family planning
Performance Based Financing results in fundamental changes to the healthcare system. It creates a connection between financing and performance. PBF ensures that money is applied effectively and efficiently to improve the quality and the amount of healthcare.
We apply Performance Based Financing - PBF
Programme management and implementation in Burundi and South Kivu
Programme implementation in Rwanda
Supply chain management and access to contraceptives
Interactive health promotion through healthy entrepreneurs
M&E and research